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Mondays, November 29 – December 20 (4 Weeks), 10:00 – 11:30 AM – Do you have stories just waiting to be written, but you’re not sure how to start? Join our supportive, low-pressure writing class which will help you get in touch with the writer inside of you. The idea is to explore with a writer’s eye, gain confidence, and experiment with fiction and non-fiction. Sessions will include ideas to get your creative juices flowing, techniques to write clearly and effectively, and guidance from a professional.

Instructor: Bob Chipkin currently teaches writing at Western New England University and has a long professional career as a writer, editor, and columnist at the Springfield Newspapers and MassLive. His columns are also featured on WFCR, the local NPR station.

Cost: $42.50 JCC members, $50 general public

To register, call (413) 739-4715 or stop by the front desk.